James Samuel Morris
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 215 lb.
Born: January 19, 1964 in Brownwood, TX
High School: Brownwood HS (Brownwood
Schools: Ranger College (Ranger
, TX), Angelo State University (San Angelo
, TX), Paris Junior College (Paris
Drafted by the Milwaukee Brewers in the 1st round (4th pick) of the 1983 amateur draft (January Secondary).
Debut: September 18, 1999 (Age 35.242, 15,204th in MLB history)
vs. TEX 0.1 IP, 0 H, 1 SO, 0 BB, 0 ER
Team: DevilRays 1999-2000
Last Game: May 9, 2000 (Age 36.111)
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News -- June 2015
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News -- March 2015
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News -- January 2015
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News -- August 2014
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News -- April 2014
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News -- January 2014
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News -- May 2013
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News -- January 2013
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News -- December 2012
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News -- June 2011
- 6/16 Baseball Musings: Games of the Day: The Tigers and Indians play the rubber game of their series this afternoon, the winner claiming first place in the AL Central....
News -- January 2011
- 1/31 Baseball Press: Ten Must-Read Baseball Books:
Jim Morris' story is one of the most remarkable in sports history. (AP)
There have been a lot of books written about the...